Sports: Duke

Apr. 14, 2015 @ 08:26 PM

‘BULL DEVILS’: Durham to Duke’s champs: You make us proud

Like most everything surrounding this Duke basketball team, things worked out nearly perfectly on Tuesday. The city of Durham’s celebration of the Blue Devils’ 2015 NCAA Tournament championship at the American Tobacco Campus started and ended without any of the lingering rainclouds unleashing a drop of precipitation.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

GONE: Winslow bids Duke farewell, enters NBA Draft

Half of Duke’s fabulous freshman class will not be back for its sophomore season. Like Jahlil Okafor last week, Justise Winslow is leaving the Blue Devil basketball program early to become a professional. Winslow, a 6-6, 225-pound forward who starred during Duke’s run to the 2015 NCAA Tournament championship, announced Tuesday that he is entering the NBA Draft.

Apr. 14, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

Winslow leaving Duke for NBA

Freshman joins Okafor in heading to Duke early

Apr. 13, 2015 @ 09:56 PM

Williams, Greenwell claim awards at Duke banquet

Senior Elizabeth Williams and freshman Rebecca Greenwell took home the majority of the honors Monday night at the Duke women’s basketball team’s annual end-of-season banquet at the Washington Duke Inn.

Apr. 12, 2015 @ 04:27 PM

No. 7 Duke earns spot in ACC Tournament with 15 -8 win over No. 6 Virginia

The seventh-ranked Duke Blue Devils ended their three-game losing streak with an emphatic 15-8 victory over the sixth-ranked Virginia Cavaliers in front of 1,857 in attendance at Koskinen Stadium on Sunday.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 07:42 PM

Duke basketball rallies ’round practice player

When the Duke women’s basketball team boarded the plane for the Sweet Sixteen in Spokane, Washington they all wore the same uniform. The players wore a royal Duke blue shirt, but there wasn’t any trace of a name or number anywhere on the garment. Instead, a collage of the words ‘Cure Finders for Cystic Fibrosis’ pieced together to form a pair of lung on the front of the shirt. A phrase at the base of the lungs read ‘Just Breathe.’

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 06:17 PM

Istler gem lifts Duke past No. 5 Cards

Senior Andrew Istler was tremendous on the mound, propelling Duke to a 2-1 victory over No. 5 Louisville to even the series Saturday afternoon at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 11:44 PM

WEST CAMPUS GEM: Duke christens new track and field stadium

The new Morris Williams Track and Field Stadium at Duke University received high praise Saturday from new and former athletes attending a dedication ceremony for the new facility.

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 12:10 AM

Mellencamp pleads guilty

Felony battery charged reduced to a misdemeanor in Indiana

Apr. 10, 2015 @ 11:03 PM

Bolt's home run lifts UNC by Wolfpack

Skye Bolt's seventh-inning home run made a winner out of Zac Gallen as No. 22 North Carolina topped N.C. State 2-1 on Friday night at Boshamer Stadium.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 10:51 AM

Duke's Okafor declares for NBA draft

Jahlil Okafor brought Duke a championship and now he’s heading to the NBA.

As expected, the 6-11 270-pound freshman center is leaving school after one season and declaring for this June’s draft.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 08:06 PM

With title in hand, who's staying at Duke?

Capel will be back work on encore season, but freshmen stars are still deciding

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 07:56 PM

OFF THE BALL | Putting a bow on the Final Four

This installment of "Off the Ball" features the incomparable Okafor brothers and Mitt Romney. Yes, that Mitt Romney.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 09:58 PM

A team-built championship

This season’s Duke men’s basketball team, with a roster like never before it, boldly established a national championship as its goal.


Apr. 07, 2015 @ 04:31 AM

GRAYSON'S ANATOMY: Unsung Duke freshman Allen stars in title game

All season long, everything was about Duke's three freshmen. Except there were four of them. Grayson Allen didn't get all that much love.